Haematologist, Medical Oncologist,
University Hospital Cologne
Othman Al-Sawaf is a haematologist and medical oncologist at the University Hospital Cologne, Cologne, Germany, and study physician at the German CLL Study Group (GCLLSG).
He studied medicine at the Medical School of RWTH Aachen University in Aachen, Germany, and joined the Department I of Internal Medicine I of Professor Michael Hallek at the University Hospital of Cologne in 2016. Since 2020 he is a visiting scientist at the Francis Crick Institute and UCL Cancer Institute in London.
He works as coordinating physician and principal investigator for national and international phase I to III trials. In addition to his clinical trial work, he is interested in the principles of cancer evolution & metabolism. His research focusses on computational approaches for the discovery and development of new treatment strategies in clinical oncology.